Local Crime

Charlotte Reaches 76 Homicides in 2017

A call for action to curb crime, as the Queen City reaches 76 homicides this year. The latest murders happened after a fight in West Charlotte and a robbery on the east side. Police are also releasing details of an arrest after a pregnant woman was strangled.

CMPD Receives Grant to Test Backlogged Rape Kits

Hundreds of rape victims could finally be on the road to getting justice after more than a decade of their cases sitting cold. The city has approved a nearly million dollar grant from the Department of Justice for CMPD to help test backlogged rape kits.

Missing Charlotte Teen Possibly Spotted Near Budget Motels

New details tonight as the search for a Charlotte teenager continues. Her family believes someone could be taking advantage of her social disability. 14-year-old Nakia Williams has Asperger Syndrome. She vanished in September, but has been spotted recently in different parts of the city.

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